Mock The Week. Image shows from L to R: Hugh Dennis, Dara O Briain
Mock The Week

Mock The Week

  • TV panel show
  • BBC Two
  • 2005 - 2021
  • 207 episodes (20 series)

Topical panel show taking a satirical look at the week's news. Hosted by Dara O Briain with regular player Hugh Dennis. Also features Andy Parsons, Frankie Boyle, Russell Howard, Rory Bremner and Chris Addison

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Series 18, Episode 1

Mock The Week. Image shows from L to R: Hugh Dennis, Sindhu Vee, Tom Allen, Dara O Briain, Ed Gamble, Kerry Godliman, Rhys James. Copyright: Angst Productions
Dara O Briain hosts as Tom Allen, Ed Gamble, Kerry Godliman, Rhys James and Sindhu Vee join regular panellist Hugh Dennis to take a comic look at the news.

Preview clips

Broadcast details

Thursday 23rd May 2019
30 minutes
  • Tuesday 21st May 2019, 18:15 at BBC Television Centre


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Tuesday 30th July 2019 10:00pm BBC2
Monday 22nd June 2020 10:00pm Dave
Monday 24th August 2020 12:00am Dave
Wednesday 4th November 2020 10:40pm Dave
Tuesday 2nd February 2021 12:00am Dave
Saturday 15th May 2021 10:00pm Dave
Thursday 29th July 2021 12:05am Dave
Wednesday 27th October 2021 10:00pm BBC2

Cast & crew

Dara O Briain Host / Presenter
Hugh Dennis Regular Panellist
Guest cast
Ed Gamble Guest
Rhys James Guest
Kerry Godliman Guest
Tom Allen Guest
Sindhu Vee Guest
Writing team
Simon Bullivant Writer (Additional Material)
Rob Colley Writer (Additional Material)
Dan Gaster Writer (Additional Material)
Ged Parsons Writer (Additional Material)
Steve Punt Writer (Additional Material)
Colin Swash Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
Geraldine Dowd Director
Dan Patterson Series Producer
Mark Leveson Producer
Ewan Phillips Producer
Chris Young Producer
Jed Leventhall Executive Producer
Chloe Nicholas Associate Producer
Sarah McHarry Line Producer
Lauren Jay Associate Producer
Katie Storey Associate Producer
Mykola Pawluk Editor
Richard Halladay (as Richard Halladey) Editor
Jonathan Paul Green Production Designer
Karen Jackson Costume Designer
Suzie Narden Make-up Designer
Will Charles Lighting Designer
Pinki Chambers Commissioning Editor


Unlikely lines from a sci-fi film or TV show

The performers suggest things you would never hear on a science fiction TV show or film, in Scenes We'd Like to See.

Featuring: Dara O Briain & Hugh Dennis.

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